And after a round under glorious Carolina blue skies (sorry, Wolfpackers; have to call it like it is) at U.S. Open Media Day, the platinum-selling country music star andAmerican Idol winner took a few minutes to tell us about his first round on No. 2, his recollections of attending the 1999 U.S. Open as a “youngster,” and then added a few bars of the song he most associates with Pinehurst.
On his recent visit to Pinehurst, the great Gary Player took a few moments to tell us about his history with Pinehurst, what moves him most when he comes to the Cradle of American Golf (hint, it’s not the golf; it’s the people), and the true passions in his life.
Matt Adams’s early morning view at Pinehurst during his broadcast of SiriusXM’s “Fairways of Life” on the PGA Tour Network.
In case you missed the interviews from Matt Adams’s first day of bringing his popular SiriusXM Radio show “Fairways of Life” from Pinehurst, below are interviews with Pinehurst Executive Vice President Tom Pashley, who will take over as Pinehurst president in October, USGA President Thomas J. O’Toole Jr., and Pinehurst Content and Social Media Manager Alex Podlogar.
USGA President Thomas J. O’Toole announces Payne Stewart as the 2014 Bob Jones Award recipient alongside USGA Executive Director Mike Davis (right) in Pinehurst.